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Marketing Product Manager in Redmond, WA at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 5/2/2019

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Job Description

Job Description: Plans, directs and manages the marketing activities, both strategic and tactical for their respective product(s). Assures that assigned products are marketed worldwide within budgeted objectives, focusing on maximizing profitability and increasing orders volume. Works closely with operations to ensure mutually beneficial supplier relations.

Responsibilities include:

  • Provides direction and leadership in product development, sales promotion, distribution and pricing guidelines.
  • Responsible for taking a leadership role in project management to include: discovery, new product development, and launch plan (collateral, press releases, in-service videos, advertisements, and trade show participation).
  • Responsible for the development of strategic planning to include: evaluation of market trends and potential; orders, margin, and unit forecasting; competitive assessment; and gap analysis.
  • Orders forecasting on a monthly basis for use in planning, manufacturing and inventory management.
  • Collects, analyzes and maintains competitive information including product literature and pricing and communicates information as appropriate within the organization.
  • Focus on continuous product improvement with regard to product quality and functionality.
  • The goal is “best in class” products in all market segment(s).
  • Drives corrective action where necessary.
  • Provide unparalleled sales support by answering questions and/or resolving account manager and customer questions.
  • Provides sales force with competitive and technical data on a timely basis.
  • Participates in sales training.
  • Participates in customer visits as the resident product/market expert.
  • Prudent management of budgeted expenses.
  • Maintains files, which are organized, updated, relevant, and easy to access.
  • Develop key relationships with industry/market thought leaders, organizations, and institutions.
  • Personnel management including scheduling, providing technical assistance, and employee development which includes hiring, communicating company policies, coaching and counseling, administering performance appraisals, and enforcing company policies through appropriate disciplinary measures.
  • Employee engagement: Responsible and accountable for actions promoting an environment that fosters personal growth and development.
  • Customer satisfaction:  Perform with honesty and integrity instituting a highly responsive and unsurpassed level of customer service.  Promote an environment emphasizing teamwork, empowerment, and problem resolution with a consultative approach.  Implement Our Way of Life:  Loyal Customers – Our Passion, Our Commitment, Now and Forever to earn customer loyalty by developing true friendships with our customers, providing best-in-class products, services and quality.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business with an emphasis in marketing or related discipline. Master’s degree preferred
  • 2-4 years in related marketing/sales position.
  • Strong analytical and negotiation skills.
  • Demonstrated written and oral communications skills including strong presentation skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Strong results orientation.
  • Excellent matrix management skills.

Work From Home: No

Travel Percentage: Up to 50%

Stryker Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Stryker is an EO employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability.

Stryker Corporation will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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